For some sectors, the COVID-19 crisis starts to ease and these slowly move towards a new reality. For other sectors, Covid-19 is still hitting hard. In any situation, entrepreneurs will have to take measures to ensure the continuity of their business.
On 30 August 2021, the Dutch Cabinet had announced that the support package for jobs and the economy would be terminated on 1 October 2021. Whereby some schemes are continued until 1 January 2022. However, on 26 November 2021, the government increased the support package in the fourth quarter of 2021 by adding NOW-5, widening the TVL scheme, extending BUVB (BUVB until 31 March 2022) and additional measures for sport and culture. And on 14 December 2021, a large part of it was extended until the first quarter of 2022, among others with NOW-6. Following this, NOW-5, NOW-6 and TVL have been further extended due to the immediate lockdown on 19 December 2021.
What is the best way to continue the use of measures when needed and how to settle the measures you have been using? How should you deal with the consequences of the coronavirus crisis and which choices should you make? We have drawn up a list of the most important tips and points to consider in the sub-areas of personnel & HR, taxation and law. We have taken three phases as a basis: short term, medium term and long term.